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    No big man

    I really think this team is a big man away from being special. I think we will never be a true contender without one. Are we always going to play small ball?



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    Re: No big man

    Cut turnovers and we win.




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    Re: No big man

    If Thomas and Naz aren't hitting the wide open ones, then we might as well get a big body in the game.



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    Re: No big man

    We just need to start getting some more length. McKay is a nice start.



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    Re: No big man

    We're one true big man, and one legit 2-guard. We have a bunch of wings, but it makes it really hard to defend/rebound in league play, and obviously our shooters are struggling and very aggressive.

    Hopefully Fred can run off a couple of the players that are dead weight on this roster and can add RV, or we're looking at our ceiling in the B12.



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    Re: No big man

    Really disappointing we ran Armadi out of town and kept Bluford.



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    Re: No big man

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    Really disappointing we ran Armadi out of town and kept Bluford.
    Hindsight, yes.



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    Quote Originally Posted by WastedTalent View Post
    Hindsight, yes.
    I felt that way when it happend, Amardi was impressive when I watched him at Indian hills



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    Re: No big man

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    We just need to start getting some more length. McKay is a nice start.
    Gotta remember Nader has a 7'4 wingspan too.



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    Re: No big man

    This team really lacks size inside, we can combat that with good 3pt shooting but lately we're not hitting enough open looks.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    This team really lacks size inside, we can combat that with good 3pt shooting but lately we're not hitting enough open looks.
    Agree



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    Re: No big man

    Thought Percy gave a solid effort early.... dumb fouls but I'd rather him foul out if he's contributing early over mel georgeS and hogue with 4 each late.


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    Re: No big man

    yep. ISU should have a rotation of Niang, Nader, McKay, and Hogue for those spots. Also have Gibson and Edozie. Honestly, I don't see another big coming unless someone transfers and I'm not speculating who it would be and have no idea who it would be.


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    Re: No big man

    They are onto us. Without a big, simply stop/slow down Kane and everything else eventually falls apart .


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    Re: No big man

    Maybe they should start running an offense like they did early in the season and this wouldn't be a problem.


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